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Odontogenic myxoma of maxilla in an atypical location: a case report.

Ghalayani P, Jahanshahi G, Mohagheghiyan H - J Dent (Shiraz) (2013)

Bottom Line: Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws.The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla.We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

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Affiliation: Dept. of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws. It presents local invasiveness and tendency to recurrence. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the odontogenic myxoma is classified as an odontogenic tumor of ectomesenchymal origin. The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla. We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

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Panoramic radiograph showing a unilocular radiolucent area between central incisors. Note the roots of two central incisors are displaced distally
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Figure 2: Panoramic radiograph showing a unilocular radiolucent area between central incisors. Note the roots of two central incisors are displaced distally

Mentions: The Panoramic radiography showed resorption of the bone in the region of the incisor teeth (Figure 2). However occlusal radiography revealed a well-demarca-ted unilocular radiolucent lesion with pear-shaped appearance involving the incisive canal region (Figure 3).


Odontogenic myxoma of maxilla in an atypical location: a case report.

Ghalayani P, Jahanshahi G, Mohagheghiyan H - J Dent (Shiraz) (2013)

Panoramic radiograph showing a unilocular radiolucent area between central incisors. Note the roots of two central incisors are displaced distally
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Figure 2: Panoramic radiograph showing a unilocular radiolucent area between central incisors. Note the roots of two central incisors are displaced distally
Mentions: The Panoramic radiography showed resorption of the bone in the region of the incisor teeth (Figure 2). However occlusal radiography revealed a well-demarca-ted unilocular radiolucent lesion with pear-shaped appearance involving the incisive canal region (Figure 3).

Bottom Line: Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws.The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla.We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept. of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws. It presents local invasiveness and tendency to recurrence. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the odontogenic myxoma is classified as an odontogenic tumor of ectomesenchymal origin. The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla. We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus